Cell Camp: July 31 - August 5, 2016
Do you have a child (or know of
a child) with sickle cell disease who would like to attend camp this
Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency sponsors
an annual Summer Enrichment Camp for children ages 6 through 15 with
sickle cell disease. The goal of our camp is to foster the social,
emotional, and physical growth of children with sickle cell disease
by providing a variety of fun and exciting activities.
- To encourage self confidence and independence
- To develop and improve social skills
- To improve peer relationships and foster personal growth through supervised group living
All of our camp programs are designed to help individuals “be
the best they can be” despite their health condition! Here is
a listing of just some of our offerings:
- Horseback Riding
- Arts & Crafts
- Talent Show
- Game Room
- Field Trips
- Motivational Speakers
- Movie Night
Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency's number
one priority is the health and safety of our campers! Medical supervision is provided in our modern,
well equipped Med-Shed by dedicated nurses housed on-site 24 hours
a day. An on-call physician and a nearby hospital are available for
emergencies, special needs, and consultations. Leadership is provided
by enthusiastic college-aged adults under the supervision of our camp director.
You can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your child is enjoying a fun
and rewarding camp experience in a safe and healthy atmosphere!
Our camp is limited to 65 campers on a first come, first
served basis---so apply today! Camp dates are July 31 – August
For more information, or to receive an application by mail, contact
PHSSCA at (336) 274-1507. Or, call toll free, at (800)
Thanks to the generosity of area businesses, community organizations,
and individuals, children with sickle cell disease can benefit from
this unique camp. If you are interested in sponsoring a camper, please
Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency at (336) 274-1507.
The donation is $300.